Category: Folkwang

ma bell premiere (and recording with Ambeo mic)

On January 10th 2022 Michael Pattmann premiered ma bell, a reworking of ma bel. For one beautiful bell and four percussion groups consisting of six objects each of…

seven rotations of seven for three premiere

The premiere of my seven rotations of seven for three (triple doubles) for three violas and electronics was premiered at the NOW! Festival on October 30th 2021. The…

Kla4

Kla4 is a piece by Michael Edwards, Thomas Neuhaus, Dirk Reith, and Günter Steinke for four self-playing pianos, e.g. Yamaha Disklaviers, as in the video below. Kla4 was…

Philharmonie Essen

soundscapes around the world

Over the spring and summer of 2020 my students and I worked on a four-channel soundscapes installation that created a continuously remixed and varying aural collage of sound…

Kuhn Organ

Organ – Remote

Over the spring and summer of 2020, my students and I worked on new pieces for the MIDI-controllable Kuhn Organ of the Philharmonie Essen. Some of these were…

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NOW! Festival Concert broadcast on WDR (in German)

On September 21st 2020 I was a guest of Johannes Zink and Frank Hilberg at WDR Cologne. Johannes and I discussed the concert I organised as part of…

WDR Broadcast on Electronic Composition @ ICEM (in German)

On September 21st 2020 I was a guest of Johannes Zink and Frank Hilberg at WDR Cologne. Johannes and I spoke about the Institute for Computer Music and…

Q&A for Barbara Maurer’s New Music Masters Seminar (in German)

The following questions were put to me by Prof. Barbara Maurer in preparation for a portrait in her Masters in New Music seminar. BM: Was ist Musik für…

gold im bach

  The title gold im bach arose from a discussion I had with Karin Schistek during a trip in summer 2019 to Camogli, near Genoa, Italy. I had…

orchestration algorithm in
“days with glass edges”

  days with glass edges (chasing the butterflies in my wallpaper), for fifteen-piece ensemble and 4-channel electronics, was premiered at the NOW! Festival by the Folkwang Modern ensemble…

mieko kanno

Premiere of Durchhaltevermögen in Münster

In May 2018 I was in Münster with edimpro colleagues Dimitris Papageorgiou and Karin Schistek to give improvisation workshops to students at the Hochschule für Musik. Mieko Kanno…

oh, (the) shame!

This is the full and original text of my article published on February 15th 2018 in Times Higher Education.   In January of 2017 a colleague and I travelled…